Waste Energy Recovery from Automobiles - Challenges & Opportunities

Mr Clay Maranville, Principal Research Scientist
Ford Motor Company
United States
Nov 15, 2011.


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Presentation Summary

  • Regulatory and societal motivation to reduce energy consumption
  • Ford's broad approach to meeting sustainability goals
  • Energy harvesting on-vehicle, advantages & challenges
  • Energy harvesting off-vehicle, another avenue to improve energy efficiency

Speaker Biography (Clay Maranville)

Mr. Maranville is a Principal Research Scientist in the Applied Sciences Group of Ford Motor Company's Research & Advanced Engineering organization and has over 20 years of research and engineering experience. In his current assignment, his work focuses on investigating advanced functional materials for Ford products to reduce vehicle energy consumption and improve performance. He holds 16 patents and has over 20 scientific publications.

Company Profile (Ford Motor Company)

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Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Michigan. With about 203,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company's core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. To expand its business model, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities with investments in electrification, autonomy and mobility. Ford has nearly two decades of experience in electrification and today is America's top-selling plug-in hybrid brand and second best seller in overall electrified vehicle sales.